Thursday, 22 December 2011
Sacred Crafts Through The Centuries
I no longer describe myself as having a Christian faith. There are complex reasons behind this which I won't go into as part of a frou-frou blog. However, I still like to visit holy places and respect their sanctity. They are often house beautifully objects and I marvel at the time, love and energy that has been put into producing these over the centuries. This Bristol Blue Glass font is a bang up to date piece which is prominently on display.
Jacqui Frost, a textile designer who hales from my neck of the woods in Devon. More of her work is displayed in other cathedrals around the country, including the nearest to my home, Exeter. I might be moseying on down there to take a peek.
I can't say that this piece spoke to me in the way that the artist, who is a devote Christian herself meant it to. But I can concur, as a person whose worry and anxiety, in the past seemed to know no bounds, that it is a rather amazing thing when it ceases to be pivotal in your life.